English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Conger's Well

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Wratting

Historical Forms

  • Cungrauewellehil c.1250 ElyM
  • Congerswell 1436 WMP
  • Congreswell c.1500 ib
  • Conger's Well c.1825 O.S.


Conger's Well (6″) is Cungrauewellehil c. 1250ElyM , Congerswell 1436WMP , Congreswell c. 1500 ib., Conger 's Well c. 1825 O.S. Possibly 'well by the grove in the valley,' v. cumb , grāf(a) and cf. Congreve (St), Comegrave DB.